Freelance translator profile for Sara Solomon

Translator's name:Sara Solomon
Lanaguage pair:English to Amharic translator
Country of residence:Ethiopia
Activity:Acitive since 2023
Membership status:Basic member

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Sara Solomon
Translator, Head of Customer Support, And Executive Admin. Assistant


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

MA in Diplomacy and International Relations
Ethiopian Civil Service University, Addis Ababa
Nov 2022 - ongoing

BSc. In Architecture
Wolkite University, Wolkite, Ethiopia
July 2019

Certificate in English Language Microscholarship
St. Mary’s University in collaboration with The US Embassy, Addis Ababa
August 2013

▪ Amharic – Native
▪ English – Advanced
▪ Afaan Oromoo – Intermediate
▪ Microsoft Office
▪ Adobe Photoshop
▪ SDL Trados

▪ Customer and staff support
▪ Customer support and assistance
▪ Customer compliant handling
▪ Understanding of customers’ needs
▪ Strong leadership skills
▪ Team player
▪ Enthusiastic team player
▪ Multitasking strength
▪ Written and verbal communication skills
▪ Interpersonal communication skills
▪ Focused and detail-oriented
▪ Flexibility and adaptability

▪ Record Management Certificate
▪ Translation Contest Participation Certificate
▪ Employability Skills Training
▪ Live for Generation Association Higher Executive
▪ Certificate of Achievement from the US Embassy, Addis Ababa
▪ Certificate of Academic Achievement
▪ Essay writing contest participation

Adaptable Administrative Assistant with extensive experience providing first-class results. Meets job demands and deadlines through diligent work-ethic and dedication to quality.
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Customer Support and Executive Admin Assistant
Ethiostar Translation and Localization PLC | Addis Ababa | Nov 2022 - present
▪ Lead the team in ISO QMS and TMS Document preparations
to obtain both the Certifications
▪ Customizing customer experiences
▪ Creating and recording documents
▪ Guiding team in preparation of documents
▪ Preparing bid documents
▪ Preparing Price Quotations when necessary
▪ Follow-up with potential customers
▪ Follow-up payment status
Freelance Amharic Translator
East African Language Solutions | Kenya | May 2021 - present
▪ Produced a daily output of 2000 words per day.
▪ Proofread documents to remedy terminology and vocabulary errors.
▪ Maintained focus under pressure to deliver accurate translation services.
▪ Obtained information on appropriate terms, phrases and words from specialist
▪ Inspected translations word-for-word for grammar and spelling faults.

Amharic Translator and Project Manager
Ethiostar Translation and Localization PLC | Addis Ababa | October 2021 - March 2022
▪ Translated and revised general domain documents from
English into Amharic.
▪ Managed customer expectations with professional, considered approach to
▪ Assisted in bid document preparations.
▪ Built collaborative working relationships with project teams.
▪ Prepared Price Quotations and Invoices for projects.
▪ Reviewed performance against targets, appropriately identifying and managing
risks and opportunities.
▪ Contacted customers and scheduled handover sessions before coordinating project
handovers to guarantee snag-free completion.
▪ Applied successful project management techniques to enable project delivery within budgetary and time constraints.
▪ Communicated progress updates to various stakeholders.
▪ Applied expertise in project management methodologies to keep teams aligned through collaborative approaches.
▪ Developed and monitored implementation strategies by creating project schedules and work plans.

Community Volunteer
VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) in collaboration with TaYA (Talent Youth Association) | Addis Ababa | July 2019 - December 2019
▪ Collected and sorted donations to organize food and cloth distribution for
▪ Made guests feel comfortable and welcomed by greeting in warm and friendly
▪ Closely monitored operations to validate evenly distribution of food, practicing fair measurements.
▪ Took trainings on Social Accountability, Social Inclusion and Resilience